A schoolboy was stabbed to death allegedly by two teenagers in Savar on Friday evening. Police have detained the two boys, also school students, soon after the incident.
The deceased is Shohag Hossen, 16, son of Shohidul Islam in Chapain area. Shohag was an eighth-grader of a school in the area.
Quoting witnesses, police said on Friday evening Shohag went to visit a local fair. He had an altercation with the two there. At one stage, one of them stabbed Shohag and then both fled the scene.
Shohag was taken to Enam Medical College Hospital (EMCH), where doctors declared him dead.
Later, police raided the area and detained the two.
Talking to The Daily Star, Shohag's father said his son did not have conflict with any one. “He was just 16… a school boy,” he said.
AFM Sayeed, officer-in-charge of Savar Police Station, said the body was handed over to family members after autopsy. Shohag's father filed a case with the police station.
The OC said during primary interrogation, the teenagers admitted the incident. A charge sheet will be filed soon, he added.
Meanwhile, in two separate incidents, two RMG workers were stabbed by snatchers in Savar the same night.
In Bank Town area, Saleh Ahmed, 22, was stabbed while returning home from work. Muggers snatched his phone, belongings and fled, said police.
He is being treated at EMCH. Doctors said he is now out of danger.
In Ulail area, Jahangir Hosen, 35, suffered the same fate. He was shifted to Dhaka Medical College Hospital for better treatment.